By featuring articles written by experts in many different genres, this online magazine provides people all over the world with information on modern Japan.
Prescriptions for a Warming Globe
Japan can help the world stave off global warming by leading a low-carbon revolution with its "green" technologies and initiatives.
|An Eco-Friendly Brewery||PDF(625KB)|
Japanese companies, like Kirin Brewery, are accelerating their work to reduce greenhouse gases emitted in their corporate activities.
|Corporate Solutions to Global Environmental Issues||PDF(943KB)|
Japanese companies have been receiving worldwide attention for their efforts to develop various environmental technologies and products.
|Kitakyushu City: Spearheading a Low-Carbon Revolution||PDF(646KB)|
The city of Kitakyushu has established a vision to serve as the launch pad for a low-carbon revolution in Asia.
|Rewarding Green Consumers||PDF(675KB)|
Energy saving by Japanese households will be essential if Japan is to further reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases.
|Growing Green Shoots||PDF(879KB)|
A recent government program targeting civil society seeks to link the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to the creation of new industries and revitalization of local economies.
BRINGING NATURAL ENERGY TO OKINAWA
|Enlisting the Market to Fight Climate Change||PDF(804KB)|
Prime Minister Hatoyama has committed Japan to a domestic emissions trading scheme that could contribute to keeping down emissions.
|A Roadmap for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions||PDF(630KB)|
In addition to efforts to reduce its own emissions, Japan has pledged assistance to developing countries to help them adopt their own reduction measures.
"THE WORLD NEEDS JAPAN'S TECHNOLOGY"
Franz-Michael S. Mellbin
2009 Foreign Relations Poll
The Cabinet Office runs regular surveys of public opinion, including a poll on Japan's foreign relations and diplomacy.
Reducing Nuclear Danger
Japan is helping promote nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation as momentum builds toward the realization of a "world without nuclear weapons."
Making Plastic from Carbon Dioxide
A technology is being developed to create plastic from carbon dioxide, which could not only enrich our lives but help fight global warming.
|INGREDIENTS OF JAPAN
Everyone's Cup of Tea
Change is brewing in the green tea world.
|MONOZUKURI & SMEs
Many Japanese SMEs have achieved significant growth by developing products that reduce the burden on the environment.
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